Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Francis Maloney

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Francis Maloney

November 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1257264

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1895
Calgary, Alberta

Enlistment:

August 5, 1916
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Ellen and William Maloney of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 289 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 23.

Location:

The WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and the WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is approx 200 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Inscription on the Menin Gate … Lieutenant John Francis Maloney is also commemorated on the Menin Gate, Belgium ,,, photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of JOHN FRANCIS MALONEY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Francis Maloney– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death– This is the "Circumstance of Death / Casualty" that recorded the death of Lt. Maloney near Passchendaele, Belgium on November 9, 1917.
  • War Graves Register– Lt. John Francis Maloney of the 21st Infantry Battalion was a soldier of the Canadian Expeditionary Force with "No Known Grave" from 1917 until the case was resolved by CEFSG Member Al Lloyd in 2009. Lt. Maloney was the only Lieutenant of the 21st Battalion missing and on the Menin Gate Memorial. His original War Graves Register, as shown here, still indicates he is listed on the Menin Gate Memorial.
  • Graves Registration Report Form– Lt. John Francis Maloney of the 21st Infantry Battalion was a soldier of the Canadian Expeditionary Force with "No Known Grave" from 1917 until the case was resolved by CEFSG Member Al Lloyd in 2009. Lt. Maloney was the only Lieutenant of the 21st Battalion missing and on the Menin Gate Memorial. Once his grave site had been identified, the Graves Registration Report Form (GRRF) at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was amended to record the new information.

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